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Fertilizers Regulations

Version of section 21 from 2020-10-26 to 2022-06-01:

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (5), the name of a fertilizer that contains any major plant nutrient shall include the grade designation in the manner required by subsection (3) in the order required by subsection (4).

  • (2) In addition to the requirements of subsection (1), the names for fertilizers that contain a pesticide shall include as a suffix the amount of the active ingredient of the pesticide in the fertilizer expressed as a percentage followed by the name of the pesticide.

  • (3) A grade shall be stated as a hyphenated numerical series.

  • (4) If a grade is used on the label of any fertilizer, the numerals shall represent guarantees expressed in per cent for total nitrogen, available phosphoric acid and soluble potash, listed in that order.

  • (5) A fertilizer that is intended for daily feeding and that is not intended for further dilution is not required to have its grade stated as part of its name.

  • (6) [Repealed, SOR/2020-232, s. 13]

  • (7) [Repealed, SOR/2020-232, s. 13]

  • SOR/79-365, s. 16
  • SOR/95-548, s. 4
  • SOR/2013-79, s. 9
  • SOR/2020-232, s. 13
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